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    Applicants must meet one of the following qualifications for membership in order to be considered:

    (a) Certified by the Human Resource Certification Institute and/or SHRM;

    (b) Current or former practitioners of human resource management;

    (c) Faculty members holding an assistant, associate or full professor rank in human resource management or any of its specialized functions at an accredited college or university;

    (d) Full-time consultants practicing in the field of human resource management; and/or;

    (e) Full-time attorneys counseling and advising clients on matters relating to the human resource profession;

    (f) Holds a degree in HRM. 

    (g) Students who are enrolled either as full-time or part-time student.  Student members may not vote or hold office in the Chapter.

    A member must also fulfill the financial requirements of the Chapter. Membership in the chapter is held in the individual’s name, not an organization with which the member is affiliated.

    Membership in the chapter is available to all eligible applicants without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, or other status protected by law. All applications shall be reviewed by the Vice President of Membership and submitted to the Board of Directors for approval at the next scheduled Board meeting. Approved applicants will be notified approximately one week after the Board meeting which is normally held the first Thursday of each month.

    Membership Dues Payment Options

    All-inclusive Membership (includes all membership services including all membership meeting meals):
    $130.00 Annual membership for National SHRM members ($75.00 July - December only)
    $140.00  Annual membership for non-SHRM members ($85.00 July - December only)

    Basic Membership (includes all membership services except meals, which are additional):
    $65.00 Annual membership for National SHRM members ($40.00 July - December only)
    $75.00 Annual membership for non-SHRM members ($50.00 July - December only)
    $15.00 Per Lunch Meeting
    $20.00 Per Dinner Meeting
    (All meeting reservations must be made online. Your online prepayment via PayPal will confirm your reservation.)

    Student Membership (ineligible to vote or serve on the Board):
    $25.00 Annual membership
    $15.00 Per Meeting attended

    Guest Fees (limited to two meetings per year):
    $20.00 Per Lunch Meeting
    $30.00 Per Dinner Meeting
    (All meeting reservations must be made online. The online prepayment of guest fees via PayPal will confirm your reservation.)

    If your organization requires a W-9 for dues payment, it can be found here:  W-9.